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PCG records more than 100,000 outbound passengers on Black Saturday

By: - Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ
/ 04:21 PM April 20, 2019
PCG records 100,000 outbound passengers on Black Saturday

Cebu City’s port. File photo by JUNJIE MENDOZA / Cebu Daily News

MANILA, Philippines — Outbound passengers continue to swell in various seaports nationwide despite the near end of the country’s observance of Holy Week.

In the latest tally of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), more than 100,000 passengers flocked at all seaports across the country.

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The PCG said that from 6 a.m. up to 12 noon of Black Saturday, a total of 105,922 outbound passengers were recorded by the coast guard.

Most of the passengers are in Western Visayas (18,087 passengers), Central Visayas (17,355 passengers), and Southern Tagalog (15,177 passengers).

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The detailed breakdown of outbound passengers for Saturday are as follows:

1. National Capital Region-Central Luzon – 4,591

• Manila – 601

• Bataan – 227

• Zambales – 3,283

• Laguna de Bay – 480

2. Central Visayas – 17,355

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• Cebu – 10,663

• Bohol – 2,831

• Southern Cebu – 2,093

• Camotes – 1,768

3. South Western Mindanao – 8,959

• Zamboanga – 4,079

• Basilan – 2,658

• Sulu – 1,580

• Central Tawi-tawi – 642

4. Palawan – 9,558

• Puerto Princesa – 1,792

• Coron – 3,584

• El Nido – 3,538

• Roxas – 466

• Cuyo – 178

5. Southern Tagalog – 15,177

• Batangas – 8,097

• Oriental Mindoro – 1,590

• Southern Quezon – 3,012

• Occidental Mindoro – 812

• Romblon – 1,241

• Northern Quezon – 425

6. Western Visayas – 18,087

• Antique – 158

• Aklan – 4,574

• Iloilo – 13,355

7. North Western Luzon – 2,923

• Pangasinan – 2,923

8. South Eastern Mindanao – 11,081

• Davao – 11,081

9. Bicol – 6,055

• Albay – 676

• Sorsogon – 545

• Camarines Sur – 731

• Masbate – 1,129

• Catanduanes – 842

• Camarines Norte – 2,132

10. Northern Mindanao – 837

• Agusan Del Norte – 400

• Zamboanga del Norte – 437

11. Eastern Visayas – 1,023

• Southern Leyte – 162

• Northern Samar – 861

12. North Eastern Luzon – 974

• Aparri – 301

• Basco – 673

13. Southern Visayas – 9,302

• Negros Oriental – 4,714

• Negros Occidental – 2,793

• Siquijor – 1,795

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